Thirteen Notable Traditions Found On UNESCO's List Of Intangible Cultural Heritage, In Order

13. The gastronomic meal of the French

12. Gingerbread craft from northern Croatia

11. Chinese paper-cut

10. Human towers

9. Oxherding and Oxcart Traditions in Costa Rica

8. The Duduk and its Music

7. The hopping procession of Echternach

6. The watertight-bulkhead technology of Chinese junks

5. The Tango

4. Kırkpınar oil wrestling festival

3. The scissors dance

2. Whistled language of the island of La Gomera

1. Falconry, a living human heritage



Anthony Lydgate lives in Brooklyn with his duduk. He wishes to remind you that the UN’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage meets in Bali next week to consider new inscriptions to the List.

Photo of Kırkpınar wrestlers via Wikipedia..